Skip to main content

Nacogdoches Archives Records

 Collection
Identifier: B-0042
Typescripts of official records created and accumulated at Nacogdoches during the Spanish and Mexican periods. Includes correspondence, decrees, orders, circulars, and other communications sent to the frontier from higher governmental authorities; correspondence of the commandant; correspondence and proceedings of the alcaldes and ayuntamiento of Nacogdoches; and records relating to adjacent territories of Anahuac, Attoyac, Ayish Bayou, Liberty, Neches, Sabine, San Augustine, and San Felipe. Also have microfilm edition of original documents.

Dates

  • 1731-1836
  • Event: Transcribed from 1928-1929

Language of Materials

The collection is in Spanish and English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Extent

0.75 Cubic Feet (One and a half microfilm trays)

9.00 Cubic Feet (Six banker's boxes)

Biographical or Historical Information

The original documents of the Nacogdoches Archives are housed in the Texas State Library and Archives in Austin, where they have been since 1850. The East Texas Research Center collection includes typescripts of official records created and accumulated at Nacogdoches during the Spanish and Mexican periods. Includes correspondence, decrees, orders, circulars, and other communications sent to the frontier from higher governmental authorities; correspondence of the commandant; correspondence and proceedings of the alcaldes and ayuntamiento of Nacogdoches; and records relating to adjacent territories of Anahuac, Attoyac, Ayish Bayou, Liberty, Neches, Sabine, San Augustine, and San Felipe. There are also microfilm copies of the original documents.

Arrangement

This collection is described in three series. Series 1 consists of 27 reels of microfilm in two trays. These are located in the reading room. Series 2 (90 folders) and Series 3 (3 folders) are housed in six banker's boxes. These are located in the closed stacks.
Title
Guide to the Nacogdoches Archives Records
Status
completed

Revision Statements

  • 12/14/2018: The cardboard covers for each volume were falling apart. Removed the covers from each volume and created a folder.

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

Contact: